The “School Climate Solution” to Reducing K-12 Workers’ Comp Costs

Posted by William Grace Frost on January 11, 2017 at 11:45 AM

The physical and emotional well-being of employees is of vital importance to the success of K-12 schools, but the challenge of keeping school staff safe from harm is becoming more and more complex. As a result of rising grievances, the costs of Workers’ Compensation (WC) claims are sky rocketing. Rising claims and rising costs are the curse of school administrators who continually look for ways to reduce the probability of injuries happening on their campuses, and it’s also why risk managers embrace the saying – “the best Workers’ Comp claims are the ones that never happen.”

Managing Risk in Workers’ Comp: The Value of Predictive Analytics

Posted by Michelle Despres on January 2, 2017 at 12:16 PM

Useful Metrics for Claims Management

Posted by Gary Jennings on December 12, 2016 at 10:50 AM

Five Ways to Reduce Stress in the Workplace

Posted by Randy Anderson on November 25, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Stay at Work: A Practical Solution for Workers’ Compensation

Posted by Dr. Myra P. Keleher on November 15, 2016 at 9:23 AM

In workers’ compensation claims, the main objective for an employer is to return injured employees to work as quickly and safely as possible within their functional limitations through transitional work. Stay at Work (SAW) programs allow this to happen.

Culture Risks

Posted by Joey Sylvester on November 9, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Why Zero Injuries is NOT Your Goal

Posted by Bill Sims Jr. on October 26, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Cyber Risks, Cyber Security and Public Risk Management

Posted by Sarah Perry on October 18, 2016 at 9:38 AM

The topics of cyber risk and cyber security have been around for a while, but wrapping our heads around these topics seems to be something with which many of us public risk management professionals struggle. As chair of PRIMA’s External Affairs Committee, cyber risks and security are topics that we have been discussing for more than a year, and still strive to define.

Managing Your Medical Providers for Workers’ Compensation

Posted by Jeffrey Thomas on October 12, 2016 at 12:00 AM

Considerations for Drone Use in Law Enforcement and Other Departments Within a Public Entity

Posted by James Robb on October 11, 2016 at 9:01 AM

You get a call from the chief of police about using a drone in his department. They are excited about the many uses in law enforcement, such as surveillance on rooftops where snipers may be or have been, traffic accident investigations where there is a big traffic jam, and various other things. He asks what they need to do to start operating; they can buy one online with fancy cameras for only a few hundred dollars.

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